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Tursa Employment & Training

Some of the helpful staff at Tursa Training & Employment Mullumbimby
Some of the helpful staff at Tursa Employment & Training Mullumbimby

Tursa Employment & Training currently operates in the area from Nambucca Heads (Coffs Harbour) to Oxenford (Southport) providing employment and training services from 25 conveniently located offices that are open 5 days a week from 8.30am – 5pm to assist job seekers and business.

TURSA is a not-for-profit, regional organisation committed to its region and the community.

TURSA provides assistance to help businesses employ workers and to help job seekers get jobs. Assistance which is available includes Job Services Australia, Disability Employment Services at Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay & Ballina offices, OHS training, wage subsidies, training, appropriate work clothing, and fares assistance. TURSA is prepared to consider any reasonable request that helps business and workers.

TURSA’s Area Manager in Ballina, Leisa Hawkey said, ‘Tursa Employment & Training is now able with the current Job Services Australia & Disability Employment Services contracts, to provide opportunities for better and more targeted services to clients and the business community.’

At TURSA they are all about ‘Connecting Abilities’


Tursa Employment & Training
Ph: 1800 670 914
Offices in Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby & Byron Bay
Website: www.tursa.com.au


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Community Byron announces Council ticket

Sitting independent Councillor, Cate Coorey, has announced her ticket for the 2021 Byron Shire Council elections, to be held September 4.

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